Canyon Vacations

Canyon is a popular destination for visitors to Amarillo, United States of America, a city with a population of 190,000 residents. If you are arriving by air, Canyon is approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west of the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport. The city center of Amarillo is situated 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the north.

Many of Amarillo’s attractions are close to Canyon, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and the remarkable Ozymandias on the Plains. Two more worthwhile attractions you’ll find close by Canyon are Westgate Mall and the Comanche Trail Golf Club.

Vacationers in Canyon, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the cultural attractions nearby. Spend a few hours of viewing the exhibits at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and the Kwahadi Kiva Indian Museum. Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as Globe-News Center. Visit the Amarillo Museum of Art and the Amarillo Art Center, to get your fill of art.

Play, laugh and discover at the areas attractions for children and parents, such as the Wonderland Amusement Park, Splash Amarillo and the Don Harrington Discovery Center. Take the kids to a trip to Amarillo Zoo, and get a glimpse of some unique wildlife.

When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Amarillo, head to the nearby outdoor areas. Immerse yourself in nature and spend some quality time outdoors at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. Discover the beauty of the Palo Duro Canyon.

Spend an evening with fellow sports fans at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium, cheering on local favorites, the West Texas A&M. To fit in, be sure to wear maroon and white, the colors of the West Texas A&M.

At the end of a busy day exploring the delights of Canyon, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Baymont Inn & Suites Amarillo, the Magnuson Grand Hotel Amarillo and the Ashmore Inn & Suites are just some of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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